Sip & Savor: Tacos, Scotch, and Salmon Days

An Excuse to Eat Lots of Tacos (… in case you needed one)

National Taco Day is Friday, Oct. 4 — a holiday you’re definitely gonna want to take part in. And what better to way to celebrate than with delicious tacos at half-price? Poquitos, a Mexican food restaurant with locations in Seattle and Bothell, is inviting all taco enthusiasts to come enjoy taco plates at a reduced price, including their new chipotle and maple-glazed yam tacos — perfect for fall! Visit their website for more info.

Spend Saturday Sipping the Best-of-the-Best Malts

If you love a great glass of scotch or malt liquor of any kind, you won’t want to miss the 4th Annual Single Malt Saturday happening at 5 p.m., Oct. 5 at Daniel’s Broiler in Bellevue. On display for viewing — and sipping — will be the largest collection of single malts on the West Coast. There will be more than 100 single malts to choose from, including unique scotches, single malt Irish whiskey, and Japanese single malts. There will also be a large selection of appetizers for you to enjoy. Plus, brand representatives will be at the ready to answer all of your questions. Regular admission costs $125, and VIP with Master Class tickets are available for $175. With your admission, you will also receive a tasting guide and commemorative tasting glass. See their website for more details.

Food and Fun for Everyone

Head over to Issaquah Oct. 5th and 6th for the 50th annual Issaquah Salmon Days Festival! The festival is packed with exciting, fun things to do — and taste. Food vendors galore will be available with food from around the world to try. Also, those interested can participate in “Sip to Save the Salmon,” a wine and brew tasting event during Salmon Days. It takes place onSaturday and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. in an area reserved for those 21 and over. Tickets (which include 10 taste tokens, a souvenir glass, and wine bag) are $20. Those with kids, who also would like to sip for the salmon, can enjoy the family friendly beer garden. Make your way to Issaquah this weekend and celebrate the salmon with your friends and family! For more info, visit the event website here.

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